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• Kroger Co. announced that Pete Williams, a three-decade veteran with the company currently serving as president of the company’s Mid-Atlantic division, has been promoted to corporate Senior Vice President.

Jay Cummins, president of Kroger’s Food 4 Less division, has been named to replace Williams as President of the company’s Mid-Atlantic division.

Kroger also named Mike Donnelly, who has been president of Kroger's Fry's division in Phoenix, to be the new president of Ralphs Food Stores in Southern California. He replaces Dave Hirz, who is returning to Food 4 Less as President of the division.

• Haggen Inc. announced that John Boyle, former vice president of merchandising and marketing for Supervalu, has been named the retailer’s vice president of corporate brands. In his new job, Boyle reports to Jeff Wood, executive vice president/COO.
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